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June 2, 2017

State Police PRESS RELEASE - CRASH - One-vehicle Rollover - Durkee Rd, Highgate - Case#17A202569

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

MOTOR VEHICLE CRASH

 

CASE#:  17A202569                                         

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper John Bruzzi

STATION: VSP - Saint Albans                       

CONTACT#: 524-5993

 

DATE/TIME: 6/2/2017 @ 1512

STREET: Durkee Rd         

TOWN: Highgate

WEATHER: Cloudy / On-off rain

ROAD CONDITIONS: Wet - Gravel

 

VEHICLE #1

OPERATOR: Sabrina Allen

AGE: 20     

SEAT BELT? N

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Swanton, VT

 

VEHICLE YEAR: 92

VEHICLE MAKE: Mazda

VEHICLE MODEL: PRO

DAMAGE TO VEHICLE #1: Rollover - Hood and side of vehicle damaged

INJURIES: Transported for precaution

HOSPITAL: Northwestern Medical Center

 

SUMMARY OF CRASH:

                On June 2, 2017 at approximately 1512 hours, State Police responded to the Durkee Rd in Highgate for a report of a one-vehicle accident. It was determined that Sabrina Allen (age 20) had been traveling east on the Durkee Rd when her vehicle left the roadway while coming down a hill and around a left-hand curve. The vehicle rolled, but came to rest in the upright position. There was damage to the hood and side of the vehicle, and it was towed from the scene by TDI. None of Allen's injuries appeared life-threatening, but she was transported to the E.R. to be evaluated.

                This crash remains under investigation at this time.